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How rooftop solar can prevent the apocalypse

I’m not normally interested in doomsday scenarios. The idea that Fukushima is some sort of “extinction-level” event (whatever that means) or is ending life in the Pacific Ocean, as I’ve seen people say on social media, is simply contradicted by the facts and the reality that the Pacific Ocean is a really big place. 1,439 more words

Energy Future

Managing digital risks to improve grid resiliency: 10 Takeaways from the DRM Institute – Part 2

This blog article was originally published by the DRM Institute.

** Part 2 in a two part series. View Part 1 here.

The US electric power industry is among the leading industries when it comes to recognizing and responding to threats to their business. 1,774 more words

Cyber-risk

Managing digital risks to improve grid resiliency: 10 Takeaways from the DRM Institute – Part 1

This blog article was originally published by the DRM Institute.

The US electric power industry is among the leading industries when it comes to recognizing and responding to threats to their business. 1,250 more words

Cyber-risk

A Cause for Concern: Threats to Our Nation’s Electrical Grid

By John Griffin

In America we use electricity to do everything, whether it be cooking, working, or keeping our homes warm in the winter. What if I told you that one day, maybe near, the comforts provided by electricity can abruptly and catastrophically come to an end? 940 more words

How come every thing I think I need always comes with batteries.....

When I consider the question “who am I?” or “why am I here?” I am taken to the John Hughes classic “Breakfast Club.”  Anthony Michael Hall as The Brain asks himself the same question while attaching a ball point pen to his lip.   516 more words

Electricity

Secret U.K. Report: Britain Not Prepared for Power Outage – Neither is The U.S.

CSP, by Frank Gaffney, Dec. 29, 2014:

The London Telegraph reported yesterday on the classified findings of a new security assessment by the British government simulating a storm-induced power blackout of two weeks’ duration in southwestern England. 828 more words

Frank Gaffney

Aging US Power Grid Blacks Out More Than Any Other Developed Nation

The United States endures more blackouts than any other developed nation as the number of U.S. power outages lasting more than an hour have increased steadily for the past decade, according to federal databases at the Department of Energy (DOE) and the North American Electric Reliability Corp. 474 more words

Electric Grid